President’s Message

Fellow Rotarians,

Many of you have heard and were saddened to learn of the passing of Kendall Smith. Ken died unexpectedly at his winter residence in Florida on Saturday February 11. Out of respect for the Smith family we have not made any announcement until now as Evelyn has just recently commented publicly on Ken’s passing.

Ken was a past president of our club (2003-04), a Paul Harris Fellow (2004), and a respected community leader.  He was a Groveland boy by birth and proud of it. A graduate of Bentley College he began his banking career in 1958 on the same day as his best friend and mentor Ed Cote at the Merrimack Valley National Bank, before moving to Pentucket Bank where he rose to the position of President and CEO before retiring in 2010.

Ken had a huge interest in motor sports and was involved in the history of racing locally and was a prominent member of the Pines Speedway Reunion Committee.  Above all Ken was a kind gentleman and good friend.

Condolences my be sent to:

Mrs. Kendall C. Smith (Evelyn)

2 Thayer Rd.

Kingston, NH  03848

1939-2017

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Officers & Directors

• President Arthur Veasey

• President Elect Stacey Bruzzese

• Past President Michel van Ravestyn

• Treasurer Bill Kleuber

• Assistant Treasurer Greg DiBurro

• Secretary Dick Sundell

• Sargent At Arms Buddy Baker

• Assistant Sergeant at Arms Greg DiBurro

• Membership Chair Michel van Ravestyn

• Foundation Chair Harry Korslund

• Programs/Speaker Chair Stacey Bruzzese

• Greeter Greg DiBurro

• Assistant Greeter

• Director Melissa Cerasuolo

• Director at Large Greg DiBurro

• Director at Large Greg Stark

• Director at Large Jean Poth

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